School-Based Social Capital in Ethnic Minority Students’ Progression to Post-Secondary Education in Hong Kong

Project: Research project

Project Details


Making use of the theories of SBSC and school structure and culture, this study employs multiple, qualitative case studies to examine: a) institutional provision of SBSC; b) the resulting benefits and challenges that EM students interpret and experience as they navigate PSE decision-making and application processes; and c) the school structural and cultural factors that impede or facilitate EMs’ access and use of SBSC.

Funding Source: RGC - General Research Fund (GRF)
Effective start/end date01/01/2030/06/22


  • School-Based Social Capital
  • School-to-PSE Transition
  • Qualitative Case Study
  • Ethnic Minority
  • Hong Kong


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